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Nowadays, buying preloved clothes and accessories become trend among fashion lovers. Hunting for preloved goods is one of best way to get vintage or high quality collections with cheapest budget. The sellers also treat their preloved goods way different, compared to common markets.
But, buying preloved clothes at personal online seller or markets actually has the same risks. You have to be smart and meticulous. So you dont buy it in high price or the worst you cant wear it at all, because the products was totally different with the image or online details.
This is what you need to consider, buying preloved goods.
Buy it Offline
Buying preloved clothes by offline, is relatively low risk. Because you can check the stuffs quality and condition directly. Sometime you can also negotiated the price with the seller.
Check the details, material and condition
If possible, check the condition of the preloved goods directly. Make sure if it was in good condition. Is there any bad stitching or detached joint? Is there any part that easy to damaged? And make sure the stuff is perfectly match with the details that seller give.
Ask if the packaging or its accessories available
For stuff that need special packaging like shoes, ask if the packaging and wrap is still available by the seller. So, after you buy it, you can still save it safely. Because, some shoes or stuffs is easy to mold and peel off.
More meticulous for branded preloved stuffs
For branded purchase, make sure you know how to check its authenticity. Somehow from its label, inner stitch, or other characteristic that brand has. Usually there are more of default accessories that must available than common brands.
Is the price makes sense?
It can be you get the price far cheap than the real price, event in the used condition. Check it more cautiously, if the price is match with the given condition. Maybe, the price is far too cheap because there are some damaged parts or the accessories was lost.
Is match with your style?
Even if it cheap, good and has famous brands, if this is not match with your style, it is better not to be bought. Dont easy to obsessed and then the preloved goods you bought is useless because its not wearable and make you look not cool as you want. Dont push yourself just only because its tempted.
Too Much Expectation
You have to carefully when buying preloved clothes. You have to know any factors that make the seller sell its collections. However, those preloved goods already wear by others. So, the quality must be decreased.
Make sure you wash it after purchase. Not every sellers wash their collections before they sell it. Hygiene can not be underestimated.
That’s it you need to know when you want to buy preloved clothes and goods. Be a smart buyer with what you want to buy and wear.